Rhode Island Senator Bridget Valverde [D]

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RIS0399PassProhibits nonregulated power producers from automatically renewing a contract. Mandates that the nonregulated power producer provide methods for the customer to cancel service and provide the customer with notice of the contract expiration date.
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2019-07-16
Signed by Governor
RIS0334PassRequires that any use of a premises for marijuana cultivation be disclosed in any real estate transaction.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIS0433PassProtects seniors and qualified disabled adults from financial exploitation.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIS0409PassRequires private/public schools provide/maintain opioid antagonists on-site including elementary schools.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIS0753PassAdds virtual currency to the existing electronic money transmission and sale of check licenses and adds additional regulatory provisions to simplify and clarify licensing related thereto.
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2019-07-15
Signed by Governor
RIS0335EnrollAuthorizes detectives, and any rank above, in the town of North Kingstown police department to sign written complaints, under oath, for the issuance of search warrants.
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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0621EnrollAllows that the year of manufacture plate need only be attached to the rear of the vehicle.
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2019-07-11
Transmitted to Governor
RIS0928PassAmend the definition of commission under the Rhode Island historical preservation and heritage commission to include for purposes of historic structure property tax reduction in the town of Narragansett.
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2019-07-11
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0291PassRequires pharmacies display warning notice regarding use of opioids/schedule II controlled substances compiled by DOH relating to overuse/misuse/mixing with other drugs/alcohol effective 9/1/19.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0260PassExempts natural hair braiders from licensing requirements for hairdressers or cosmeticians, defines natural hair braiding and imposes fines for violations.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0570PassRequires Tricare to pay the healthcare services funding contributions for their contribution enrollees.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0574PassAdds the multi-disciplinary maternal mortality review committee to the review of the office of state medical examiners and extend certain immunities and confidentiality agreements to multi-disciplinary teams.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0781PassReduces the number of infractions for a person to be considered a "toll violator" from twenty (20) to ten (10). The act also reduces the number of infractions for a person to be considered a "toll evader" from one hundred (100) to twenty (20).
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS1036PassCreates the Right to Read Act to require certain licensed teachers to be proficient in scientific reading instruction.
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2019-07-08
Signed by Governor
RIS0828PassPLAT 90 LOT 23) AND TO ISSUE NOT MORE THAN $7,500,000 BONDS AND NOTES THEREFOR (Authorizes the town of North Kingstown to issue not more than seven million five hundred dollars ($7,500,000) in bonds and notes to finance improvements and/or related eq...
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2019-07-02
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0171PassEnsures appropriate disability language is used in all job descriptions and statutes.
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2019-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS0459PassUpdates the language required to be given by police officers when responding to domestic abuse calls.
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2019-06-28
Signed by Governor
RIS0678IntroProvides for medical assistance health care for expectant mothers and establishes medical assistance coverage and reimbursement rates for perinatal doula services.
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2019-06-28
To House Finance Committee
RIS0780EngrossEliminates the marital sexual assault exception when a victim is incapacitated, disabled, or helpless.
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2019-06-27
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS1004EngrossReduces the minimum reporting campaign contribution amount that needs to be reported to the board of elections from over $100 to $25.00 for purposes of Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting and the Ballot Question Advocacy and Reporting A...
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2019-06-27
Senate read and passed
RIS0410IntroCreates the "Plastic Waste Reduction Act" designed to reduce the use of plastic bags by retail establishments by offering recyclable bag options and providing penalties for violations.
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2019-06-26
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIS0775EngrossPermits clinical laboratories as defined in § 23-16.2-2(2) to conduct its own analysis of specimens for the detection of HIV/AIDS instead of sending the specimens to the department of health.
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2019-06-24
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0299EngrossAllows pregnant women with an annual family income above applicable Medicaid income limit to be eligible to purchase health insurance through one of the Medicaid managed care plans.
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2019-06-21
To House Finance Committee
RIS0978IntroRequires that the library-media program outlined in the Rhode Island Basic Education Plan (BEP) in section G-13-1.3.11 be staffed by a school librarian with certification from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program.
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2019-06-19
To Senate Education Committee
RIS0272EngrossRaises the earned income tax credit from fifteen percent (15%) to twenty percent (20%) for the tax years 2020 and beyond.
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2019-06-14
To House Finance Committee
RIS0311PassRatifies amendments to the Home Rule charter of the town of North Kingstown adopted and approved by the electors of the town of North Kingstown on November 6, 2018.
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2019-06-14
Effective without Governor's signature
RIS0080IntroAuthorizes tax assessors to use the last revaluation as the assessed valuation.
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2019-06-13
Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
RIS0418IntroCreates a tax on sugary drinks and creates a dedicated revenue source for programs designed to benefit public health.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0307IntroRequires hospital to incorporate consent for peer recovery specialist services into comprehensive patient consent form. Creates MAT program using meds and counseling and to create a comprehensive approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.
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2019-06-12
To House Finance Committee
RIS0479EngrossRequires real estate sellers to provide buyers with an annual building energy cost estimate and imposes a duty on sellers to conduct real estate condition inspections.
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2019-06-12
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0967PassSenate Resolution Expressing Condolences On The Passing Of Allen R. "al" Southwick
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2019-06-12
Senate read and passed
RIS0562IntroRepeals the provisions of the Stay Invested in RI Wavemaker Fellowship, and establish the Stay Invested in RI Tax Credit to provide eligible taxpayers with a tax credit for educational loan repayment expenses.
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2019-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0674IntroProvides that a tax payment shall be paid by midnight on the date in which the tax becomes due and payable, and reduces the amount of penalty for taxes unpaid from a maximum of twenty-one percent (21%) to ten percent (10%).
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2019-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0787IntroProvides that documents related to an audit of mattress stewardship fees are considered public records under the access to public records act.
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2019-06-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0964PassSenate Resolution Joyously Celebrating And Commemorating Pride Month In The State Of Rhode Island
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2019-06-11
Senate read and passed
RIS0823PassAllows the town of East Greenwich to adopt a flexible tiered tax classification system regardless of whether it is a revaluation or update year and also to provide an exemption to small businesses for tangible personal property taxes.
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2019-06-07
Signed by Governor
RIS0056IntroEstablishes a nineteen percent (19%) carried interest fairness fee for investment management services in order to tax the carried interest income of hedge fund and private equity investors as traditional ordinary earned income.
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2019-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0323EngrossPermits campaign funds to be used to pay all childcare expenses that are incurred as a direct result of campaign activity.
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2019-06-06
To House Judiciary Committee
RIS0765IntroIncreases tax wage base for contributions to TDI /TCI, expands eligibility, increases benefit rates, adds sibling and grandchild in coverage benefits, increases temp caregiver weeks, and institutes fines for not reinstating an employee who uses progr...
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2019-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0825IntroAllows state employees the ability to make an after tax contribution to a qualified Roth contribution program as a part of a deferred compensation plan.
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2019-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0304EngrossDirects filing non-opiate directives with the DOA and deletes requirements for recording in electronic health record and verification by a registered practitioner. Replaces medical disciplinary board with the dept of health for compliance violations.
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2019-05-31
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIS0445IntroProhibits insurance companies from varying the premium rates charged for a health coverage plan based on the gender of the individual policy holder, enrollee, subscriber, or member. Effective 1/1/2021.
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2019-05-29
To House Corporations Committee
RIS0891IntroRemoves the word diesel in regard to idling of engines and would pertain to idling of all engines.
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2019-05-29
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS0206IntroAmends the definition of the term "disabled," for purposes tax relief, to include persons receiving veterans' affairs disability benefits paid by the federal government.
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2019-05-28
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0598IntroForbids an employer to require an employee to execute a nondisclosure agreement; or non-disparagement agreement regarding alleged violations of civil rights or criminal conduct as a condition of employment.
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2019-05-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS0917PassSenate Resolution Commemorating The 150th Anniversary Of The Annual Memorial Day Parade In South Kingstown
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2019-05-23
Senate read and passed
RIS0877PassSenate Resolution Extending Heartfelt Condolences On The Passing Of Sanford Tully
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2019-05-15
Senate read and passed
RIS0061IntroAuthorizes cities/towns to establish a property tax credit program in exchange for volunteer service by persons over age 60 up to $1,500 calculated by multiplying service hours by the state minimum wage per hour.
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2019-05-14
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS0512PassRequires that the contractual provisions contained in an otherwise expired collective bargaining agreement with certified school teachers and municipal employees would continue until a successor agreement has been reached between the parties.
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2019-05-14
Signed by Governor
RIS0826IntroAmends the definition of the practice of pharmacy to include the authority to prescribe drugs and devices and would provide the conditions for which a pharmacist may prescribe an indicated drug or device.
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2019-05-07
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
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